Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Hi There

For me, when I'm coloring an image with Copic markers, or any kind of coloring medium, the colored image will become the main focal point, if the card has less stuff on it. So after I colored in the owls, (loving the Stampavie whimsy style) I cut it out using a Spellbinders labels die (love those things), I layered it onto kraft card stock.  The vinyl Thicker used to be green, but I wanted it a different color, so I took out my black Copic marker and colored it black, this could be done also using a Sharpie (I have never done this, but I know people who have).  I was at a loss and what kind of ribbon to use, so I went to my old standby, sheer May Arts black ribbon.  I was in a clean and simple mood when I made this, but if I wanted it a little more dressed up, I could of added some bling, paper pierced along the edges, or even added some buttons.
"hi there"



Edited to add:
Highlights from Tuesday at CHA

*Meeting Donna Downey
*Doing a make and take at Tim Holtz booth...Julie from Cosmo Cricket was there too, but I was too shy to say anything, maybe tomorrow I can talk to her lol...I did talk to Eric though
*Meeting the Unity Girls & the lovely Lisa Hetrick
*Meeting all of the Spellbinders designers, they are so super nice (the owner too)
*Being in a convention hall full of crafty goodness
*Meeting the owners of My Favorite Things and Hannah Stamps (SCS member companies)
*Going to Afternoon Tea at the Garden Tea Room at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort with Becca Feeken
*Getting to meet co-designers on 2sketches4you...Kazan, Angela & Lori
*Having drinks and dinner with Kazan, Kimberly Crawford, Angela, Lori, Heidi, Debbie & Lynn Mercurio.

The new lines from Basic Grey look really cute, they have a line called Eerie coming out...think Halloween, and a few others

The new Cosmo Cricket papers look really yummy in person

I need the new labels dies from Spellbinders

New stamps from Unity are awesome

Love the new Jenni Bowlin line

The Polar White Flower Soft looks really fun and sparkly

I could of died and went to heaven in the May Arts booth

Make and takes are a lot of fun

12 comments:

Ann said...

Ooooh, those owlies are SO darn cute, and perfectly colored, too! Adorable card!

~amy~ said...

oh so stinkin' cute Latisha...you know me and owlies!

cheryln said...

absolutely the cutest EVER!

Karin Adamczyk said...

Those owls are adorable. Beautiful!

Amy said...

Beautiful coloring, great card. I LOVE those little owls (and I am SO NOT an owl person!)

Sara Paschal said...

Such a cute image and wonderful card, I am so Jealous that you can attend CHA (lucky girl you;)

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Totally CUTE! I love the vibrant bright colors and the white on white you know I LOVE....

Banu said...

Very pretty. Loved the colors and the touch of craft and black ribbon/text adds the perfect touch. Very cute.

I am glad you are having fun time at CHA. :) Keep us posted with more news.

Anja (scrappie) said...

OOohhh these are tooo cute love them what a great card.

Tracey said...

This is adorable Latisha! Good to hear you are having fun at CHA!!

tiffguam said...

CONGRATS on making the DT!!!! I love seeing your work!

Jessy said...

Hi Latisha- this card is just so adorable. Im glad that you posted some pics from CHA, looks like so much fun!! Also, congrats on making the Paper Maniac DT, I look forward to working with you overe there. :-) Jess

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